Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Malay News:25% discount for passengers going to travel event via KL Sentral

KUALA LUMPUR: KTM Berhad will offer discounts to visitors of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair 2013 which will be held from March 15 to 17. KTM Intercity marketing senior manager Mohd Noordin Kimi said they would give a 25% discount to passengers who travel from March 14 to 18 using its Intercity service to visit the fair. “This is for the two-way tickets to and from KL Sentral station to the fair only. This is applicable for a minimum of two adult passengers,” he said during a joint press conference yesterday. Noordin said that another 25% discount coupon for KTM Intercity tickets, valid from March 15 to May 15, would be available at the company's booth at the fair. They would also offer discounts on the yearly fees of KTMB I-Card Student and Tiger for first-time applications at the KTMB booth. Malaysia Airlines and Asean regional senior vice-president Muzammil Mohamad said the fair would be an avenue to invite more customers to enjoy Malaysian hospitality. “MAS will be offering airfares with discounts up to 47% off normal market fares for domestic travel. “For international travel, economy fares are discounted up to 61% off market fares and business class fares are discounted up to 65% off market fares,” he said. Muzammil said MAS would also give rebates up to 25% on fares to oneworld destinations. “The fares will cover 25 European destinations, 12 US destinations, five Japanese destinations and nine Australian destinations,” he said, adding that this offer would be exclusive to the fair this year. Tourism Malaysia director- general Datuk Mirza Mohammad Taiyab said the event provided opportunities for inbound tour operators to feature their products and services. “This year, we have brought in 41 travel agents, 47 hotels and resorts as well as 22 local tourist attractions such as Aquaria KLCC,” he said. MATTA president Datuk Mohd Khalid Harun said the event would be held at Hall 1, 1M, 2, 3, Linkway, and Legar Putra Hall at Putra World Trade Centre.



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